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Geology: Articles / Databases

Geology Databases

  • GeoRef
  • The most comprehensive database in the geosciences, with coverage of journal articles, conference papers, dissertations, reports, and books in geology, geography, the environment, and related disciplines. More Info
  • GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
    GREENR provides international coverage of a broad spectrum of environmental and ecological issues, research, policy, and decision-making. GREENR has a variety of search and browse options that go beyond traditional bibliographic content (newspapers, magazines, and scholarly/academic journals) with access to data and information via videos, podcasts, images (updated daily), primary source documents, statistical data, maps, case studies, organization profiles, social networking sites, and more. More Info
  • GreenFILE
    GreenFILE offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments. More Info
  • Environment Complete
    Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. More Info
  • SciTech Connect
    Provides access to resources on geochemical and geophysical aspects of energy from exploration and extraction,to distribution and waste clean-up from resources done by or for the U.S. Department of Energy. More Info
  • Compendex+/Engineerging Village
    Compendex*Plus is the premiere engineering research database. It covers over 2,600 publications (primarily journals and conferences) in all areas of engineering, including comprehensive coverage of the applied geosciences and geoengineering. More Info
  • SciFinder
    SciFinder is a major chemical research tool. Users explore this collection by research topic, substance identifier, chemical structure, chemical reaction, or author's name with a heavy inclusion of geochemical science. Individual user registration separate from your UBIT name is required. This database is available only to current UB students, faculty and staff for non-commercial use. Before you can use SciFinder, you must register at the UB/CAS SciFinder Registration Site. More Info
  • Current Geographical Publications (CGP)
    Current Geographical Publications (CGP) include the tables of contents of current geographical journals.

Major Multidisciplinary Databases

  • Web of Science
    One-pass searching of Web of Science citation indexes, BIOSIS Citation Index, Derwent Innovations Index, MEDLINE and more. More Info
  • Scopus
    Large, multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. More Info
  • ScienceDirect
    Full-text of all Elsevier published journals. More Info
  • Annual Reviews
    Critical reviews of current research in earth and planetary sciences , environment and resources, marine science, and ecology, evolution, and systematics. More Info
    Full-text of the most important journals in the social sciences, humanities, general sciences as well as in the fields of mathematics, botany & ecology.
  • Nature Journals
    The UB Libraries subscribe to most Nature Publishing Group journals (and its subsidiary, Cell Press), including the flagship journals Nature and Cell. In many cases, the full-text is available back to the first volume of each title. More Info
  • Academic Search Complete
    Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. More Info

Biological Sciences Librarian

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